The Life and work of Honorable Hiram Williams Beckwith / Emund J. James -- Personal recollections of some of the eminent stateman and lawyers of Illinois / Charles P. Johnson -- Illinois in the War of 1812-1814 / Frank E. Stevens -- Pioneer trip / W.W. Davis -- Newspapers and newspaper men of Illinois / E.A. Snively -- The part of Illinoisans in the national educational movement, 1851-1862 / Paul Selby -- Illinois in the councils of the nation / John A. Logan -- The Country lawyer / James A....
byAlvord, Clarence Walworth, 1868-1928; Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887. Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, and of the slavery struggle of 1823-4
Includes a reprint of "Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, and of the slavery struggle of 1823-4 ... by E. B. Washburne ... Chicago ... 1882" (p. 3-201) Topics: Coles, Edward, 1786-1868, Slavery
byMcIlvaine, Mabel; Bross, William, 1813-1890; Cleaver, Charles, 1814-1893; Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900; Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905
Introduction.--Bross, William. Extracted from "What I remember of early Chicago", a lecture delivered Jan. 23, 1876.--Cleaver, Charles. Extracts from articles which appeared first in the Chicago tribune.--Joseph Jefferson, Chicagoan; reprinted from "The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson".--Chicago's first railroad systems; reprinted from Andrae's [!] "History of Chicago"